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  • Kerala Flood Response 2018

    Kerala Flood Response 2018

    In July 2018, Kerala received heavier than usual rain leading to severe floods across the state and landslides in the mountainous districts of Idukki and Wayanad. In addition, out of 54 dams in Kerala, heavy rains caused 35 dams to release excess water, adding to the increased water levels. Agricultural lands were destroyed, crops were submerged underwater, and hug... Read More

  • IMPROVING BIHAR’S HEALTH OUTCOMES

    IMPROVING BIHAR’S HEALTH OUTCOMES

    Bihar has a population of over 110 million, featuring in the list of Indian states with the highest rates of maternal, neonataland infant mortality, as well as a high prevalence of malnutrition, stunted growth, and high fertility rates. Extreme poverty, gender and social inequality, low literacy rates and early marriage further compound Bihar’s poor health outcomes.... Read More

  • Technical Assistance to DAY-NRLM

    Technical Assistance to DAY-NRLM

    With the financial support from BMGF, CARE India has provided technical assistance to the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) initiated by the Ministry of Rural Development to utilize this opportunity to encourage perspective building, strategy development, and provide planning and training support to integrate health, nutrition, and social inclusion with the act... Read More

  • Khushi: Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)

    Khushi: Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)

    Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) is the largest initiative of Government of India with a mandate of providing holistic services to young children for Pre-School Education, Health and immunization at the level of Anganwadi Centers (AWC). The period of Early Childhood represents the most significant and demanding stage in the developmental continuum of an indi... Read More

  • Khushaal Madhepura

    Khushaal Madhepura

    The Khushaal Madhepura Project is implemented by CARE in 7 villages of Madhepura district in Bihar. This project uses a multi-sectoral approach while working on the verticals of Livelihood and Health in order to bring about positive changes in the lives of children, adolescents and youth.CARE India has been helping to enhance the skills of young men (above 16 years of... Read More

  • ICDS Systems Strenthening and Nutrition Improvement Project (ISSNIP)

    ICDS Systems Strenthening and Nutrition Improvement Project (ISSNIP)

    In order to improve performance of ICDS program and to strengthen key systems in ICDS, World Bank group assists the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), through a project named ICDS Systems Strengthening and Nutrition Improvement Project (ISSNIP). This is being implemented in 162 districts of 8 selected states. Since 2016, this assistance is converted as a ... Read More

  • Strengthening Health and Nutrition Strategies in Community Platforms

    Strengthening Health and Nutrition Strategies in Community Platforms

    National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) / Aajeevika has a mandate from the Government of India to ensure that economic growth in the country is inclusive and it leads to significant reduction of rural poverty. The NRLPS, as the implementing organisation, has focused to build strong institutional platforms of the poor communities, which enable them to build their res... Read More

  • Madhya Pradesh Nutrition Project

    Madhya Pradesh Nutrition Project

    The Madhya Pradesh Nutrition Project (MPNP) aims to reduce child malnutrition and help break the cycle of nutritional deficiency in three districts (Chhatarpur, Tikamgarh and Panna) of Bundelkhand region in India’s Madhya Pradesh state. Madhya Pradesh has the highest infant mortality rate among all states in India, and the third highest maternal mortality r... Read More

  • Elimination of Kala Azar – BTSP

    Elimination of Kala Azar – BTSP

    Kala Azar (Visceral Leishmaniasis or VL) is a neglected tropical disease that is almost always fatal if left untreated. It spreads through the bite of a sandfly, and disproportionately affects the poorest and most vulnerable communities. People living with HIV are over 100 to 2,320 times more likely to contract Kala Azar in areas of endemicity, and patien... Read More

  • Newborn Survival – BTSP

    Newborn Survival – BTSP

    About 7.5 lakh newborn babies die every year in India, the highest for any country in the world. The first 28 days in the lives of newborn babies, also known as the neonatal period, are the most precarious days, carrying the highest risk of death. Yet, their health did not receive the commensurate attention, till a decade ago. As a result, the neonatal mortality rate ... Read More

  • Family Planning – BTSP

    Family Planning – BTSP

    There is an unmet need among married women in Bihar, between the ages of 15 to 24 years, for family planning, especially for spacing births. With child marriage still highly prevalent, the average age of girls who get married before hitting adulthood is 16 years, however, the median age of women who start using contraceptive is 25 years. There is a need for modern spa... Read More

  • Maternal Health – BTSP

    Maternal Health – BTSP

    In India, maternal health has always been an issue of great concern. Maternal health indicators vary based on rural-urban distribution patterns, rich and poor socio-economic status and level of education and availability of health services in different states. Uttar Pradesh (U.P) and Bihar are the least performing states in the health front, according to a NITI Aayog ... Read More

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